City Gate Life Recovery Center, Inc., is the private practice of Carol Conklin, LCSW-R, a nationally recognized expert in relationship issues and addiction.
The first step in the process of overcoming an addiction is to identify and isolate the problem.
To accept and precisely articulate the issue is the next step on the road to recovery
Seek help from a professional therapist and be ready to work collaboratively with the therapist is vital to recovery
She is also the president of a not for profit organization iOppose
. The mission of iOppose is to promote intervention efforts with individuals at risk for developing deviant sexual behavior, prevent child sexual abuse, and interrupt the early sexualization of children and adolescents. City Gate Life Recovery Center and iOppose partner with other organizations in various ways to help fight sexual abuse and exploitation.
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City Gate provides a safe, comfortable and non judgmental setting where I am able to discuss my Sexual Addiction. Carol provides the tools, the guidance and the support I need to continue on my journey toward recovery - G N.
Carol’s compassionate and caring style
makes one feel comfortable and willing to open
up on these so very difficult and complex issues.
My husband’s long-term addiction to
pornography nearly destroyed our marriage. While he was clearly still in denial and I was . . .
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exhibiting co-dependent behaviors, I sought the
help of a counselor specializing in addictions.
We are now in individual and couples recovery
and have begun to transform a nearly dead
marriage to one that is better than we could
have imagined, thanks to Carol and City